Bruce Greenhow Carruthers

  • 1351 Citations
1988 …2020

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Research Interests

Comparative Sociology, Economy and Society, Sociology of Law, Sociology of Organizations. His current research projects include a study of the historical evolution of credit as a problem in the sociology of trust, regulatory arbitrage, what modern derivatives markets reveal about the relationship between law and capitalism, and the regulation of credit for poor people in early 20th Century America.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, The University of Chicago

… → 1991

Sociology, MA, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick

… → 1983

Communications, BA, Simon Fraser University

… → 1980

Research interests

  • Economic sociology
  • Political sociology

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Research Output

Law, governance, and finance: introduction to the Theory and Society special issue

Carruthers, B. G., Mar 1 2020, In : Theory and Society. 49, 2, p. 151-164 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
  • Sovereignty, Law, and Money: New Developments

    Carruthers, B. G. & Arslan, M., Oct 13 2019, In : Annual Review of Law and Social Science. 15, p. 521-538 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Taxation, spending, and the social safety net

    Carruthers, B. G., Pomeranz, J. L., Swinburne, M., Rosenbaum, S., Huberfeld, N., Roberts, J. L. & Clark, B. R., Jan 1 2018, Public Health Law and Ethics: A Reader, Third Edition. University of California Press, p. 323-364 42 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    What is sociological about banks and banking?

    Carruthers, B. G., Jan 1 2018, The Sociology of Economic Life, Third Edition. 3rd ed. Taylor and Francis, p. 242-263 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Financial decommodification: Risk and the politics of valuation in US banks

    Carruthers, B. G., Jan 1 2017, Policy Shock: Recalibrating Risk and Regulation after Oil Spills, Nuclear Accidents and Financial Crises. Cambridge University Press, p. 371-394 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 3 Scopus citations